Yoda? Is It Thou? Figure In 14th Century Manuscript Looks Familiar

April 16, 2015 6:55 PM

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A long time ago, in a place far away, a manuscript was created with an enigmatic figure who looks a great deal like a certain little — and yet powerful — green guy from the Star Wars films. It's an unlikely connection between a religious tome and science fiction.

The similarity to Jedi Grand Master Yoda was recently highlighted by British Library curator Julian Harrison, who runs the Medieval Manuscripts blog. Harrison mentioned the drawing when he spoke to The Guardian about his job and the new popularity of illuminated manuscripts on the web. It's an inter...

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